Daniel A. and Christine A. Elia of Youngstown announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Christine Elia, to Justin E. Balcom, son of Daryl Balcom of Youngstown and the late Wendy Joy Beanblossom.
The engaged couple are planning to be married June 9 in St. Bernard Catholic Church, Youngstown, and will live in Youngstown after traveling in Greece. The future bride is a graduate of John Carroll University and is a copywriter with Flynn & Friends Advertising. Her fiance is a senior in Buffalo State College and is a bartender at Brickyard Pub & BBQ, Lewiston. They are alumni of Lewiston-Porter High School.